Putz Name Meaning

(Austria, Bavaria): topographic name for someone who lived by a well, putz (Latin puteus). (Pütz; Rhineland): from pütz ‘well’ (see 1), or a habitational name from a place so named in Luxembourg. (Austria): from a pet form of the personal name Burghard. nickname from a byname for the devil. See also Butz.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Butz, Patz, Kutz, Rutz, Pitz, Lutz, Pretz, Puig, Pott, Utz

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Putz Family Origin

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Putz Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    48%
  • Barber

    4%
  • Bookkeeper

    4%
  • Butcher

    4%

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In 1880, Farmer, Barber and Bookkeeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Putz. The most common Putz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 48% of Putz's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Putz family was Butcher.

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Putz Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1950 and 2004, Putz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Putz in 1950 was 52, and 86 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Putz

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